Prairie View A & M University - Prairie View, TX

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Prairie View A & M University

School Overview

The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral degree. The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral degree.Prairie View A & M University is a public school.

Contacting the School

5th Street Ave. A, L.W. Minor Street.
Prairie View, TX 77446
Main Phone: 9362613311
Web Site:www.pvamu.edu

Student Body Size and Diversity

In Fall 2002, the school had 8,382 (full-time equivalent) students. 99.9% of students attend full-time, while0.1% attend part-time. Male students comprised 43.9% of the student body, while females made up 56.1%.

Minority enrollment included African-American (7442)%, Hispanic (134)%, Asian (318)%, and Native American (12)%.

Prairie View A & M Universityis a Minority Serving Institution as defined by the Office of Civil Rights. The school is a Hispanic Serving Institution, for federal financial aid purposes.

Verbal SAT:
Three quarters of students scored at least 370.One quarter of students scored at least 460.

Math SAT:
On the Math SAT, 75% of students scored 370 or higher.One fourth of students scored 470 or higher.

Degree Levels

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctor's Degree

Degree Programs

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Agricultural ScienceArchitectureBusiness And ManagementCommunicationsComputer
    EducationEngineeringEngineering Technology And Technicians
      English Language And Literature
        Health CareHistory And Social SciencesHome EconomicsLeisure Recreation And FitnessLife SciencesPerforming And Visual ArtsPhysical SciencesPrecision TradeProtective Services
          PsychologyPublic Administration And Public Service

          Athletics, Including Athletic Scholarships & Financial Aid

          Prairie View A & M University belongs to the following athletic conferences:

          • Southwestern Athletic Conference (for football, basketball, baseball, and track & field).

          The school offers financial aid to athletes for football, basketball, baseball, track & field, and in general

          Special Student Services

          Academic Services

          • Remedial assistance
          • AP credits
          • Weekend college
          • Distance learning options
          • Study abroad

          Financial Flexibility

          • ROTC
          • Student employment services
          • Career counseling
          • Placement services for graduates. However career placement is not guaranteed.

          Cost of Attending

          In-State, Living On Campus:$ 16,660.00
          In-State, Living With Family:$ 9,448.00
          Out of State, Living On Campus:$ 23,332.00

          Admission Requirements

          The schooldoes not offer open admission; requirements include:

          • High-school GPA is required.
          • Secondary school rank is required.
          • Secondary school record is required.
          • Standardized test scores are required.
          • The TOEFL (if applicable) is required for international students.
          Recommended (but not required):
          • Recommendations are recommended.
          • A college preparatory program is recommended.
          • A demonstration of competency (such as samples of work, e.g.) is recommended.

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